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Austrian Watch Brands – Watches Made & Designed in Austria

At the heart of Europe is a small, land-locked democratic republic comprised of nine federal states. If you’re thinking about kangaroos, that’s not the country we’re talking about here. Nor the one with the opera house. Those are in Australia NOT Austria. Instead, we are talking about the hope of some famous composers and songwriters – Ludwig van Beethoven, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and Franz Schubert. It was also home to some scholars such as Erwin Schrodinger and Sigmund Freud. But perhaps, its most important contribution to the world is none other than sausages – Vienna sausages! In addition to musical and intellectual geniuses, Austria was also able to produce some brilliant horologers. There may be very few established watch brands...

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Australian Watch Brands – Watches Made & Designed in Australia

Australia is both a continent and a country with its capital in Canberra. Although, its other cities are also widely recognized across the globe – Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, and Perth, in particular. It is surrounded mainly by the Indian and Pacific oceans, and such geographical location significantly affects the Australians, their lifestyle, and their watches. To understand what we mean by this, here are the top Australian watch brands: Top Australian Watch Brands Melbourne Watch Company From a small online watch business named Melbourne Custom Watches, owner and founder Sujain Krishnan decided to level up his business and produced personally-designed timepieces. From this, the Melbourne Watch Company was born. Melbourne Watch Company is an Australian micro-brand established in 2013...

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15 Best Survival Watches For 2020 Reviewed

Growing up in northern Minnesota, near the Ontario border,  I spent a lot of time out in the woods with my dad and brothers doing remote wilderness camping. My dad had been a medic in the army so we were in good hands with an expert in the backcountry and emergency medical care. He had taught us survival skills including map reading, how to start fires and even how to use an analog watch as a compass but even then there was definitely still risk involved. Even with expert survival skills, it’s easy to get turned around and quickly lose your bearings while walking in the thick woods. Back then, we hadn’t heard of GPS much less a “survival watch“.Luckily...

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10 Art Deco Watches You’ll Love

Art Deco is an art movement that started in the 1920s—first in Europe (it first appeared in Paris), and then the United States. Also called style moderne and short for “Arts Décoratifs,” this type of visual art design signifies glamor and luxury, a combination of modern aesthetics and craftmanship. Some of the design characteristics that one would notice in Art Deco designs are geometric shapes (triangles, trapezoids), vibrant colors, and straight lines. Through the years, this design was used in buildings, furniture, and sculptures. Some of the most popular ones include the Chrysler Building and the Empire State Building in New York City. This design also influenced fashion as well, like clothing and jewelry. Watches, in particular, were (and continue...

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Gucci Watch Brand Review

Gucci, the luxury Italian brand of fashion and leather goods, embarked on its watchmaking journey from 1997. Initially founded in 1921 in Florance, Italy, the name Gucci is famous worldwide. Today, Gucci is also a leading fashion watchmaker, in addition to pioneering the luxury clothing industry. Keeping up with their brand reputation, Gucci ensures their watches are as vibrant and unique as their clothes and shoes. Gucci proudly boasts of reinventing a whole new modern approach to fashion, thereby reinforcing itself as the World’s most desired fashion brand. The brand Gucci reflects Italian craftsmanship, attention to detail, and high-quality goods. Gucci History Guccio Gucci, known for his extraordinary craftsmanship, started selling leather goods from the 1920s. Subsequently, after his death,...

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